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Thanksgiving Day Collection Notice

(Wednesday, October 7/09) - HRM would like to advise residents there will be no regular municipal solid waste collection services provided on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 12, 2009. Collection of garbage, organics or recyclables normally scheduled on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 12th will occur the preceding Saturday, October 10th.

The Otter Lake Waste Processing and Disposal Facility, the two Composting Facilities and the HRM Recycling Plant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Monday, October 12th but will be open on Saturday, October 10th with normal operating hours.

The Halifax Regional Municipality’s residential Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Depot will be closed Saturday, October 10th but will be open Saturday, October 17th from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, contact the HRM Call Centre at 490-4000 or visit us online at

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